Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila
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|Lakshmipur / Laxmipur
লক্ষ্মীপুর সদর (Lakshmipur Sadar)
|• Total||514.78 km2 (198.76 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,020/km2 (2,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|Website||Official Map of Lakshmipur Sadar|
- 1 Geography
- 2 Demographics
- 3 Administrative
- 4 Religious institutions
- 5 Literacy rate and educational institutions
- 6 NGO activities
- 7 Newspapers and periodicals
- 8 Cultural Organisations
- 9 Tourist Spots
- 10 Pouroshova
- 11 Unions
- 12 See also
- 13 References
Lakshmipur Sadar is located at. It has 95664 units of house hold and total area 514.78 km².
As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Lakshmipur Sadar has a population of 525188. Males constitute 50.27% of the population, and females 49.73%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 244605. Lakshmipur Sadar has an average literacy rate of 37.8% (7+ years), and the JOKSHIN BAZAR area is most popular area in Lakshmipur.It has some important Office and other institution.National average of 32.4% literate.
Lakshmipur Thana was formed in 1860. It was turned into an upazila on 24 March 1984. Lakshmipur municipality was formed in 1976. Lakshmipur Sadar has 21 Unions/Wards, 239 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 252 villages.
|Name of union||GO code||Area(acre)||Population(Male-Female)||Literacy rate%|
Mosques 731, temples 3, churches 1, dargahs 1, tombs 3. Noted religious institutions: Majupur Matka Mosque, Tita Khan Mosque, Syedpur Jami Mosque, Madhu Banu Mosque, Shree Shree Govinda Mahaprovu Jeu Akhra, Joseph Church, Lakshmi Narayan Baishnab Math.
Literacy rate and educational institutions
Average literacy 46.2%; male 47.5%, female 45%.
Primary teachers training institute 1
Technical educational institutions 2
Secondary school 69
Primary school 267
Satellite school 10
Community school 17
Noted educational institutions
Lakshmipur Government College (1964)
Protapgonj High School
Lakshmipur Adarsha Samad Government High School (1886)
Lakshmipur Government Girl’s High School (1898)
Poura Shahid Smrity Academy High School Lakshmipur 1982. Gopalpur Dwrika High school (1901)
Chaupalli KD High School (1905)
Dattapara Ramratan Bohumukhi Adarsha High School (1912)
Mirpur High School (1924)
Dalal Bazar NK High School (1924)
Chaupalli Joytara High School (1928)
Gopinathpur Champka Girl’s High School (1929)
Primary Teacher’s Training Institute (1953)
Lakshmipur Aliya Madrasa (1872).
Bashikpur High School
Bashikpur D.S.U Kamil Madrasha
Bashikpur Mohila Madrasha
Mandari High School
Newspapers and periodicals
- Lakshmipur Kantha (1995)
- Al-Chist (1995)
- Natun Samaj (Natun Desh, 1973)
- Elan (1982)
- Natun Path (1987)
- Damama (1992)
♦Bortoman Laxmipur (2012)
- Lakshmipur Barta (1989)
Defunct Newspapers and periodicals
- Mukti Bani (1928)
- weekly Ganamukh (1973)
- Chetana (1969)
- weekly Ananda Akash (1995)
- Prachchhad (1984)
- Kabita Barta
- Library 6
- Clup 21
- theatre group 3
- cinema hall 3
- cultural organisation 15
- women organisation 35
- Maju Chowdhury Hat Sluice Gate on the bank of the Meghna
- Saheb Bari at Sahapur
- Residence of the Zamindar at Dalal Bazar
- Residence of the Zamindar at Kaman khola
- Khoa-sagar Dighi
- Dewan Shah Mazar sharif At Near Kofil uddin degree collage.
Lakshmipur Pouroshova Mayor of the Pourashava : Mr. Abu Taher
- Uttar Hamchadi.
- Dakshin Hamchadi.
- Dalal Bazar.
- Char Ruhita.
- Uttar Joypur.
- Shar Char.
- Uttar Char Romoni Mohon.
- "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
- Nazimuddin Mahmud (2012). "Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila". In Sadequr Rahman Jewell. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
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